Help your upper elementary students (third, fourth, and fifth grade) better understand how to find the main idea of a passage

Teaching Main Idea So Students Actually Understand

Teaching main idea and supporting details to 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students was always a frustrating experience because it is such a confusing and difficult skill. Nothing I taught seemed to have an effect on my students – either they understood it without my help or they didn’t understand no matter what I did or said. The curriculum my …